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English noun: loading

1. loading (artifact) weight to be borne or conveyed

Synonymsburden, load

Broader (hypernym)weight

Narrower (hyponym)burthen, dead load, live load, millstone, overburden, overload, overload, superload

2. loading (quantity) a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time

SamplesThe system broke down under excessive loads.


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity

Narrower (hyponym)trainload

3. loading the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift

Broader (hypernym)ratio

Narrower (hyponym)power loading, span loading, wing loading

4. loading (artifact) goods carried by a large vehicle

Synonymscargo, consignment, freight, lading, load, payload, shipment

Broader (hypernym)merchandise, product, ware

5. loading (act) the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.

SamplesThe loading took 2 hours.

Broader (hypernym)handling


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